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Thousands homeless in Beirut, Cypriots to be evacuated

Thousands of people, including Cypriots, were left homeless from the devastating blast that rocked Beirut while Cyprus stands ready to assist, Nicosia’s ambassador to Lebanon Panicos Kyriakou said. The Cyprus Embassy and the Ambassador’s Residence were destroyed by the deadly explosion. Kyriakou attended a broad meeting at the Foreign Affairs Ministry to coordinate Cyprus’ action

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Supplying Egypt with, as yet, untapped Cyprus natural gas was reaffirmed during a video conference held between Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides and Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek El Molla. Speaking to CNA, Pilides said the discussion was very constructive relating to regional

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Energean board appoints Cypriot banker  

Greek oil and gas producer Energean has appointed former Cypriot banker Andreas Persianis as an independent non-executive director. Nicosia-born Persianis replaces David

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The long-awaited €1.2 bln redevelopment of Larnaca port and its marina got the final green light Monday after the Transport Ministry sent a ‘Successful Tenderer Letter’ to the chosen consortium after protracted negotiations. The consortium awarded the project is Kition

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More countries join crew change platform

Thirteen leading maritime nations joined the growing number of states allowing crew changes by signing a pact for exemptions in port controls